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  1. ABX
    antibiotics
  2. A&O
    alert and oriented
  3. ASA
    aspirin
  4. BID
    TWICE A DAY
  5. BM
    BOWEL MOVEMENT
  6. CC
    CHIEF COMPLAINT
  7. c/o
    complains of
  8. CP
    chest pain
  9. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident or stroke
  10. dc d/c
    discharge
  11. Ddx
    differential diagnosis
  12. dx
    diagnosis
  13. EMS
    emergency medical service
  14. ETOH
    alcohol
  15. f/c
    fever and chills
  16. fx
    fracture
  17. G/P
    gravida para
  18. HA
    headache
  19. h/o
    history of
  20. hx
    history
  21. IM
    intramuscular
  22. IV
    intravenous
  23. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  24. MOI
    mechanism of injury
  25. MVC
    motor vehicle collision
  26. NAD
    no acute or apparent distress
  27. NS
    normal saline
  28. N/V
    nausea and vomiting
  29. PERRL
    physical exam of a patient
  30. po
    by mouth
  31. prn
    as needed
  32. PTA
    prior to arrival
  33. QD
    daily
  34. QID
    four times a day
  35. ROM
    range of motion
  36. Rx
    prescription
  37. Sx
    symptoms
  38. SOB
    shortness of breath
  39. TID
    three times a day
  40. TM
    tympanic membrane
  41. Tx
    treatment
  42. UTD
    up to date
  43. VS
    vital signs
  44. WNL
    within normal limits
  45. y/o
    years old
  46. co, con, com
    together or with
  47. dis
    apart from, free
  48. e, ec, ex
    away from
  49. infra
    beneath
  50. pan
    all
  51. para
    alongside of
  52. per
    through
  53. cellul/o
    cell
  54. heter/o
    same
  55. lipid/o
    fat
  56. tympan/o
    eardrum
  57. -cele
    protrusion
  58. -centesis
    surgical puncture to withdraw fluid
  59. -genic
    produced by
  60. flank
    area on the back below rib cage left and right
  61. RUE
    RIGHT UPPER EXTREMITY
  62. LUE
    LEFT UPPER EXTREMITY
  63. LLE
    LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY
  64. RLE
    RIGHT LOWER EXTREMITY
  65. arterial line
    catheter placed in an artery
  66. central line
    catheter placed in a large vein
  67. catheter
    plastic tube placed into the body
  68. chest tube
    large bore tube placed into chest to remove blood
  69. foley catheter
    catheter in urethra
  70. reduction
    put back into place
  71. AKA
    ABOVE THE KNEE AMPUTATION OF THE LEG
  72. BKA
    BELOW THE KNEE AMPUTATION OF THE LEG
  73. CABG
    CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
  74. EGD
    ESOHPAGOGASTRODUEDONOSCOPY
  75. laparatomy
    repair of intestinal tissues
  76. tubal ligation
    fallopian tubes tied
  77. PE tubes
    placement of tubes in ear
  78. TAH/BSO
    TOTAL REMOVAL OF UTERUS, OVARIES, AND FALLOPIAN TUBES
  79. TURP
    TRANS URETHRAL RESECTION OF THE PROSTATE
  80. CHF
    CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
  81. MRSA
    METHICILLIN RESITANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS
  82. ACS
    ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
  83. CAD
    CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  84. PE
    PULMONARY EMBOLISM
  85. DVT
    DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
  86. BTL
    BILATERAL TUBE LIGATION
  87. TIA
    TRANSIENT ISCHEMIA ATTACK
  88. NPO
    NOTHING BY MOUTH
  89. DTR
    DEEP TENDON REFLEXS
  90. JVD
    JUGULAR VENOUS DISTENSION
  91. PERRL(A)
    PUPILS ARE EQUAL ROUND REACT TO LIGHT ACCOMMODATION

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